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Fresh of the Biobanking Press
- MUSC prepares biorepository of COVID-19 samples for research
- UC establishes biorepository to collect samples from COVID-19 patients
- Biobanking on the future: Project to unravel the effects of COVID-19
- SHE Center at Dana Farber form SHE Biobank, a population health initiative for research and education
- Scientists studying blood from hundreds of Montreal COVID patients in “biobank”
- Lithuania joins the European Biobanking Research Infrastructure as an observe
- Bio-banking in Microbiology: From sample collection to epidemiology, diagnosis and research (Pubmed Paper)
Biobank Job Alerts
- Sample Manager and Biobank Coordinator – Forbius – Montreal, Canada
- Program Coordinator II – Biobank Core – Boston Children’s Hospital, USA
- Laboratory Associate, Biorepository – George Washington University – USA
- Biorepository Technologist – Hackensack Meridian Health – New Jersey, USA
- Manager, Biorepository – Sangmo Therapeutics, California, USA
- V7.0 release: We are happy to announce the release of v7.0. As always there are many new features, improvements, and bug fixes (release notes).
- New Feature: eConsent: Track consents as per the study needs. Create consent versions, consent form versioning, patient mode entry, email consents, reporting, and much more.
- New Feature: Mobile Application: Aimed at clinical coordinators to register participants, visits, and primary specimens, and support offline mode (without internet).
- Client Case Study: Why University of Basel (Switzerland) selected OpenSpecimen as its Biobanking LIMS?
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